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Kevin Youkilis Cheers Red Sox Fan On in ‘Man v. Food’ Eating Contest (Video)

Eagles Deli has long been a mainstay in Brighton, feeding countless hungry Boston College students over the years. The deli is known for its burgers, particularly the monumental size of some of their concoctions — most notably their 12-pound Eagle Challenge burger. A couple years ago the Travel Channel program “Man v. Food” stopped in Boston and checked out Eagles Deli —...
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Leonardo Bonucci’s Dive Could Be Worst in Soccer History, Cause of Human Suffering (Video)

Leonardo Bonucci could have picked a better time to pull this stunt. After all, diving is ruining soccer, slowing worldwide economic growth and melting the polar icecaps. The Italian soccer player dove during a game on Sunday, and he didn’t fool anyone. He was roundly criticized for the effort, which is a front-runner for the title of “worst dive ever.” Bonucci committed the...
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Donald Trump Tweets Good Luck to Patriots Head Coach ‘Bob’ Belichick

Apparently Donald Trump is a New England Patriots fan, yet, he doesn’t even know the head coach’s first name. Trump attempted to tweet good luck to the Patriots’ owner, head coach and quarterback on Monday night, but accidentally called Bill Belichick, “Bob.” It seems that Trump got a case of the Meninos when he went to type his well wishes. Calling Bill ‘Bob’ may not...
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Buccaneers Cheerleaders Have Little Kid Dance With Them ‘Gangnam Style’ (Video)

“Gangnam Style” just refuses to go away. At this point Psy‘s hit has gone far beyond “fad” status and may actually be a legitimate part of modern popular culture, leaving “La Vida Loca” and “Who Let the Dogs Out?” long behind in the dust. Just about every athlete, team or dance troupe in sports has done their own version at this point — even the just-deposed Manny...
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Tracy McGrady Knocks Down Chinese Players With Malicious Elbow (Video)

Tracy McGrady is having a hard time in China. Unable to secure a contract with an NBA team, McGrady headed over to China for this season, where his popularity was through the roof due to his teaming with Yao Ming on the Houston Rockets for all those years. We say “was” because McGrady’s popularity has taken a hit since he’s actually been playing basketball in the far east...
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Patriots Activate Brandon Bolden to 53-Man Roster Following Four-Game Suspension

It’s still undecided whether Brandon Bolden will actually play on Monday night against the Titans, but the Patriots’ rookie running back will be available. The Patriots activated Bolden following a four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy. The team had received a roster exemption for the Ole Miss undrafted free agent, but never signed...
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Tim Cahill on Radars of Everton, Sunderland, Newcastle, Tottenham and QPR, Could Return to Premier Leauge on Loan

Tim Cahill left the Premier League in July, but a number of teams are already jockeying to bring him back. The veteran midfielder now plays for Major League Soccer’s (MLS) New York Red Bulls, but his former club, Everton FC, is one of five Premier League clubs interested in signing him on loan in January, according to the Press Association. “A return to Goodison Park seemed...
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Paul Pierce Wants Lucky the Leprechaun Tattoo, Is Looking for Good Tattoo Artist in Boston

Paul Pierce is looking to get Lucky. On Monday evening, the Celtics captain tweeted that his is looking for a good tattoo artist in Boston to give him some ink of the C’s leprechaun mascot. The 35-year-old Pierce does not have any tattoos visible when he is in uniform, unlike teammate Jason Terry, who added Lucky to his wide array of body ink prior to the season. Any good Tatoo...
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George Karl Says Carmelo Anthony Will Win Championship ‘Some Day’

Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks are rolling along. They had won six of their last seven games and are in the hunt for the NBA’s best record, causing some to consider the possibility of the Knicks winning their first championship since 1973. Nuggets coach George Karl is hopping on the bandwagon, sort of. Karl believes a ring is in Anthony’s future. He’s just not saying...
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David Ortiz, Mark Melancon Look Forward to ‘Normal Year’ Without Complications of Bobby Valentine

David Ortiz gathered teammates old and new over the weekend for his charity golf tournament. But while most players were lining up shots for a good cause, some were also ready to tee off on former Boston manager Bobby Valentine. “Hopefully, we go back to a normal year and we don’t have that much controversy and stuff going on,” Ortiz said while talking about recovering from...
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Mike Conley Effectively Steering Ship for Surging Grizzlies in Memphis

Whenever someone tells me that Rajon Rondo is the best point guard in the NBA — or one of the top three, or one of the five best, or whatever — I ask where that person ranks Mike Conley. The reason I ask this is because if the fan has not bothered to think about his list at least through the top dozen or so point guards, of which Conley definitively is one, then they probably...
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J.J. Watt Shows Off Freakish Athletic Ability in College With 55-Inch Box Jump (Video)

Before J.J. Watt was the scourge of opposing quarterbacks, he was just any other college kid … with a 55-inch vertical leap. The Texans’ defensive end showed up some of the jumping skills that would cause so much problem for NFL offenses in a video taken before he was picked in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. The eventual No. 11 pick showed off his outrageous ups by leaping...
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Celtics’ Upcoming Clash With Spurs Could Be Exactly the Type of Game That Sends Boston on Hot Streak

If lining up against the toughest competition in the NBA is the best way of gauging one’s ability, then the Boston Celtics are up against a heck of a measuring stick this Saturday. Bet on the NBA regular season at its finest. On the road against the San Antonio Spurs, the veteran C’s will hope to prove that they’re still capable of doing damage across not only the Eastern Conference...
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Steven Gerrard Wants Liverpool to End 2012 Among Contenders for Top-Four Finish

Steven Gerrard called on his teammates to maintain recent momentum and end 2012 right in the mix for a UEFA Champions League berth. Liverpool recorded a dramatic 3-2 victory over West Ham United at Upton Park on Sunday to move into the top half of the Barclays Premier League standings — just four points behind fourth-place Everton. It was the first time this season the Reds have...
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MADD Says Only Steelers, Buccaneers Present Its Drunk Driving Education Program to Players

The relationship between the NFL and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has done a lot in helping to educate fans against the dangers of drunk driving. However, the relationship has left a lot to be desired when it comes to educating players. MADD CEO Debbie Weir told USA Today that the three-year partnership between the league and the organization has made progress in educating...
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Rory McIlroy Said to Be Buying $10.9 Million House With Putting Green in Palm Beach Gardens Neighborhood (Photos)

Rory McIlroy played his way into several nice paydays this year. So that means it’s time the young golf star does like a young golf star and starts buying up real estate in Florida. McIlroy has reportedly put in a bid on the home at 2380 Old Gate Lane in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The swanky neighborhood has quite the clientele, and the pad that has drawn McIlroy’s interest is...
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Report: Kevin Youkilis ‘Seriously Considering’ Yankees’ Offer, Has Always Been Interested in New York

A sight that once seemed almost unimaginable in the baseball world is closer and closer to coming to life. It’s starting to sound more and more likely that former Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis will sign with the New York Yankees. ESPN.com reports that members of the Youkilis clan are indicating Youkilis loves New York and could soon be donning Yankees pinstripes. “Even when...
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DeShawn Stevenson Unveils Teal, Pink Adidas for Atlanta Hawks’ Game Against Miami Heat (Photo)

DeShawn Stevenson is an interesting cat. His body is covered in tattoos, he is one of the originators of the fro-hawk craze, and he has a diamond-and-gold pendant of Abraham Lincoln, his “favorite” president. “Understated” is the last word anyone would use to describe him. When Stevenson takes the court with the Atlanta Hawks in Miami on Monday, he plans to make himself seen...
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DeSean Jackson, Shawn Johnson Among Athletes Enjoying Nike Personal Trainer at Home (Video)

DeSean Jackson and Shawn Johnson have had to work hard to achieve athletic success, but getting in a solid workout just got a little bit easier. Jackson and Johnson are among the athletes enjoying the benefits of Nike+ Kinect Training, which serves as a personal trainer for those looking to stay in shape. Nike+ Kinect Training gives instant feedback and provides motivation to XBox...
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Tyson Chandler’s Leadership Showing Carmelo Anthony, Knicks How to Be Winners (Podcast)

It would appear that the New York Knicks are for real. After raising some eyebrows by starting the year on a hot streak, the Knickerbockers have not slowed down much. Currently sitting atop the Eastern Conference standings, New York appears like the real deal in no small part thanks to Tyson Chandler. The Knicks’ center is making the team a true contender in the East with his tenacious...
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Tony Dungy Doesn’t Think Peyton Manning Could Ever Be NFL Coach Because of Quarterback’s Crazy Work Ethic

Peyton Manning‘s leadership could absolutely transition to coaching, right? Wrong. You see, Manning is a perfectionist. And because of that, Tony Dungy — who coached Manning for seven seasons in Indianapolis — doesn’t think a coaching career is in the cards for the veteran quarterback. “No, absolutely not, because he would expect that from everybody, and he doesn’t realize...
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Joe Maddon Tweets ‘Hate to Lose James and Wade,’ Momentarily Terrifying Florida Populace

If you walked up to someone on a street in Florida and said a local team was “losing James and Wade,” what would that person think? Miami Heat fans would likely think that meant saying goodbye to the NBA team’s biggest stars, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. But lucky for Florida fans, the house-cleaning this week involved the Tampa Bay Rays and the loss of James Shields and Wade...
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Report: Radamel Falcao Open to Joining Real Madrid Next Season in $78 Million Transfer

According to online newspaper El Confidencial, Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao would stay in Madrid but would be moving to the ‘Colchoneros’ biggest rival, Real Madrid. According to the website, the Colombian has commented to his teammates that there is a tentative agreement so he can dress in white next season, after the ‘Merengues’ pay the 60-million Euros ($77.6...
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Boston’s Best Sports Bar Dish’s Second Round Opens as Elite 8 Begin Battle for Bar Dish Supremacy

The quest to track down Boston’s Best Sports Bar Dish has reached its second stage. In the opening round, the dishes from The Baseball Tavern, CBS Scene, Dillon’s, McGreevy’s, Tasty Burger, The Pour House, The North Star and The Harp all claimed victories over their worthy opponents. Fans now have another week to vote in which dishes make it to the Final Four, so click the...
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